Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

  title={Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.},
  author={D{\'e}bora Muszkat and Guilherme Vanoni Polanczyk and Taciana G. Costa Dias and Andr{\'e} Russowsky Brunoni},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology},
  volume={26 7},
OBJECTIVES Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a noninvasive brain stimulation technique that consists of applying a weak electric current over the scalp to modulate cortical excitability. tDCS has been extensively investigated in adults with psychiatric disorders. The aim of this study was to review the current literature regarding the use of tDCS in children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders. METHODS We searched MEDLINE and EMBASE databases for studies evaluating the… CONTINUE READING
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